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Category Archives: Arts

Year 2 working from home!

Well done to Year 2 for their hard work over the past two weeks. Here are some of the activities which the children have been completing;

Fabulous Rainbows!

Year 2 were asked to make a poster showing a message to their friends.

Art work and model making.

Literacy and Maths activities

History work; finding out about our family history.

 

Den making was a really fun Geography activity, then the children were asked to write an imaginative story about their den; what fabulous story writers and making a den was great fun!

 

Keep up this fabulous work boys and girls.

 

Y6 visit the Theatre Royal

Year 6 were incredibly lucky to have the opportunity to see ‘Holes’ at the Theatre Royal in Newcastle.  This is the text we have been studying this term.  This is what some children had to say about it… ‘The acting was excellent – I loved the characters.’ ‘The funniest part was when Stanley was in… Continue Reading

Mr O Visits Year 5

As part of our music curriculum this term, we have been focusing on the work of Lin-Manuel Miranda, in particular his use of Hip-Hop music in his musicals, Hamilton and In the Heights. Mr O visited us to help us explore the genres further through the use of Garage Band. We began by using the… Continue Reading

Finding our brave in Year 3

As a part of Children’s Mental Health Week, and thinking about the motto, ‘Find Your Brave,’ Year 3 looked at the story ‘The Wolf’s Colourful Coat,’ by Avril McDonald. The story encourages children to find their inner strength and to try to be brave when something worries them. In the story, the character Spider showed… Continue Reading

Fairytale Reading and Writing in Year 3 – Hansel and Gretel by Anthony Browne.

In Year 3, we have been enjoying reading Hansel and Gretel by Anthony Browne. We split the story into three parts; the beginning, the middle and the ending. We have discussed in small groups the features of a fairytale and how Browne’s version also includes these conventions. Over this topic, we have developed our skills… Continue Reading